Puffed Quinoa – Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids, therefore it’s a perfect protein food for vegans and vegetarians as well.
It is also high in fibre, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants. Puffed quinoa can be eaten on its own or add to milk in place of puffed rice and enjoy – no cooking required. Puffed quinoa also makes a crunchy addition to yogurt, oatmeal and granola bars.
1/3 cup of quinoa puffs for little people
½ cup for adults
1 tsp of Ceylon cinnamon
½ -1 tsp of Maple syrup
2 tsp milled flaxseed
Toasted pumpkin seeds, plain sunflower seeds
Cherries or other fruits
Combine all wet ingredients: milk, syrup and cinnamon well and pour it onto to the dry ingredients. Top it with fresh or frozen fruit and sprinkles of desiccated coconut. Enjoy!